Castlerea hotelier revealed as €240k tax-defaulter

Four Shannonside businesses or individuals have been named among the latest list of tax defaulters by the Revenue Commissioners.

A total of 81 settlements have just been published, for the period covering the  July 1 to September 31 this year.



The total value of settlements made, with the Revenue Commissioners up to the end of September of this year is worth almost €17.5 million.

Among the 81 settlements published include four companies or business people in the Shannonside region.

Kelmac Developments Ltd, now dissolved, of Crannog Lodge, Toomans, Keshcarrigan, Carrick-on-Shannon, owe a total of €42,287 in a revenue audit case and under declaration of relevant contracts tax.

Frank Maxwell, of Fohera, Ballinamore, who is described as a shopkeeper, and property developer, was hit with a total penalty of €136,218 in a revenue audit case and for underdeclaration of VAT and as of September 30, still owned €132,114 to the taxman.

Also included on the list is a Paul Tully, of Knockroe, Castlerea, who is described as a former hotelier/landlord trading as Tully’s Hotel.

He still owed €239,688 to Revenue as of the end of September, having paid just under €4,000 of his initial bill of €243,215.000

Siobhan Smith, formerly of Main Street Athleague, who is described as a hairdresser, formerly trading as Siobhan’s Studio, owed a total of €43,574 in a Revenue Audit case and non declaration of Income tax, and PAYE,PRSI and USC at the end of September.